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Who is Alexa and what is she doing in my son’s bedroom?

Alexa, I don’t like that song, play me another one… Change the station, I want to hear The Muttons Voice control of audio devices is the next big thing in consumer technology. It was a hot topic of discussion at RadioDays…

Exhibitors at #RDE17

The 2017 Radio Days Europe conference was full of tried and true exhibitors, such as RCS (pictured), who have been serving the radio industry for years, and there were also some new products and services on show. Steve Ahern…

The antidote to fake news is better professional media

Steve Ahern says better professional media is needed to combat fake news. Remember the busses that were supposed to have brought anti-Trump protesters to Austin Texas? It turned out to be a fake news report, but was

Thailand to launch digital radio in 2018

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) plans to launch digital radio in 2018 and states that guidelines should be finalised before the start of a nationwide trial. DAB+ licenses are to be…

Radio City Freedom Awards 4.0 winners announced

Indian network Radio City 91.1 FM held the grand finale of the fourth edition of its ‘Freedom Awards’ to celebrate indie music. The event, which was held in Mumbai on Wednesday, saw established and new indie musicians

SPH Radio fined $7000 for racial stereotyping

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has slapped Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Radio with a fine of S$7,000 for breaching the Free-To-Air Radio Programme Code. The penalty comes a couple of months after

DRM to hold this year’s General Assembly in Switzerland

The 2017 General Assembly of the Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) Consortium is scheduled to take place on May 10 and 11 near Zurich, Switzerland, under the banner "Digital Radio Mondiale Delivers". DRM is the universal, openly